2 September 2016
ICC Russia Commission on International Arbitration announced the results of the elections to the Appointment Committee. There is annually takes place a rotation of 2 out of 5 members. As a result of the Commission members’ voting Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ Partner Dmitry Dyakin has joined the Committee.
19 August 2016
A team from Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners’ Competition Law and Litigation practices successfully defended the interests of Russia’s largest IT company Yandex in a dispute with Google at the Court of Appeal. The Court upheld the judgment of the Court of First Instance, in accordance with which Google now must comply with the ruling of the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS).
2 August 2016
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully represented consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble (P&G) in its USD 12.5 billion transaction to sell P&G beauty brands to the American beauty products manufacturer Coty Inc. (Coty).
16 June 2016
On June 16, 2016, St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) hosted a panel discussion entitled Russian and Foreign Jurisdictions: Protection for Business. Yury Chayka and Boris Titov were the keynote speakers. The panel was moderated by Dimitry Afanasiev, Chairman of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners.
8 April 2016
On 6 April 2016, the International Arbitration Court at the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IAC) included Ilya Nikiforov, Managing Partner of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners, in its recommended list of arbitrators. The list includes just ten other arbitrators from the Russian Federation.
29 March 2016
The Litigation Practice team of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners defended the interests of Ecosoyuz LLC in the Chamber on Economic Disputes of the Russian Supreme Court in a dispute under the contract of vessel chartering.
17 March 2016
Sergiy Dusanovsky, Associate of Domestic Litigation Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine, named a member of the Working Group under the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine for Improvement of the Regulatory Environment for Doing Business in Ukraine.
14 March 2016
The Competition and Litigation Practice team of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners successfully defended the interests of the largest Russian IT company Yandex in the Moscow Arbitrazh Court. The Court rejected Google’s lawsuit in which the corporation requested to cancel the Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia’s (the FAS) conclusions.
9 March 2016
Markiyan Kliuchkovskyi, Partner of International Arbitration and Cross-Border Litigation Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine, became a member of the Advisory Board to support the Stockholm candidacy to host the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (the ICCA) Congress 2020.
9 February 2016
Daria Sergeeva has joined the team at the St. Petersburg Office of Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners as a Senior Associate in the intellectual property, technology, media, and telecommunications practice (Intellectual Property/TMT).
8 February 2016
Sergey Kalinin has joined Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners as a Counsel and Head of Tax Practice in Russia.
26 January 2016
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine is pleased to announce the promotion of Oleg Boichuk and Sergiy Grebenyuk to Partners, increasing partnership in Ukraine to 8, and the total number of partners worldwide to 36. Oleg Boichuk will continue as a Head of Real Estate Practice and a Co-head of Corporate and M&A. Sergiy Grebenyuk will act as a Head of Criminal Law Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine.
22 January 2016
Three lawyers from Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine have been elected as Deputy Chairs of the UBA’s committees.
22 January 2016
Oleksandr Maydanyk, Counsel, Co-Head of Tax Practice at Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners Ukraine, has been elected as a New Board Member of the International Fiscal Association in Ukraine (IFA Ukraine). IFA Ukraine announced the voting results during its January 21, 2016 General Membership Meeting. The Board consists of four members, elected among seven nominees.
20 January 2016
Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners won the tender as legal counsel for issuing mortgage-secured bonds under a pilot project entitled “Mortgage Securities Factory” - a new tool launched by the Agency for Housing Mortgage Lending (AHML) to refinance mortgage loans.